Easy Mussels Marinara Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 appetizer or 2 dinner servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 (1 pound) bag live mussels, cleaned and picked over*
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 (28 ounces) can diced tomatoes seasoned with oregano, basil and garlic, undrained
How to cook Easy Mussels Marinara:
  • Heat the olive oil and minced garlic in a large Dutch oven or stockpot over medium-high heat. Cook until garlic becomes fragrant, then add the white wine and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the cleaned mussels. Cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid and steam for 5 minutes. Stir, cover pot and cook for 5 to 10 minutes more, until all mussels are open. Discard any that do not open.

Notes:

The Easy Mussels Marinara recipe easy to cook and so good!

Olive oil, garlic, white wine and canned diced tomatoes create an aromatic broth base. Add a tossed salad and some good crusty bread to dip into the broth and you’ve got a wonderful meal in minutes.

Tips:

*To clean mussels, remove beard and scrub with a brush under cold running water. Discard any mussels with cracked or broken shells or those that do not close when pinched lightly.

This recipe for Easy Mussels Marinara serves/makes: 4 appetizer or 2 dinner servings

The Easy Mussels Marinara recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Mussels (more Mussels recipes)
Preparation Method: Steamed (more Steamed recipes)
Cuisine: Italian (more Italian recipes)

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